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Strictly Business: So You Want to be on the Web

By: Mark Lieberman, SCORE North Cook and Lake Counties

Whether yours is a product or service, today a business’s web presence is essential. How do you create that presence? Whether yours is a startup or an existing business, you need to first answer these  3 questions.  

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Unconventional Holiday Films

Let me tell you, here at the Library we love some unconventional films, especially those in the Adult Services Department.  Instead of just discussing among ourselves, I thought I'd share some of the ones that I love to recommend with you.  The films below use the winter season as a vehicle to ex

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Gift Books For Adults

2021 was a great year for books! Take a look at some gift book recommendations from our Adult Services librarians. 




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Gift Books for Children

Whether indulging your favorite kid with a new graphic novel or starting a home library for a new baby, books make the perfect gift. Here’s a few of our favorites from a fantastic year in books.


Home Library Worthy – books to read again and again


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Saving your family's beloved recipes

Next week, many of us will be taking out weathered cookbooks and recipe cards, cooking up our family's favorite dishes, and gathering with loved ones around a Thanksgiving table. This is also a great time to take steps to preserve your family's favorite recipes. 

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Memorable Families in Fiction

From delightfully dysfunctional to those with long hidden secrets, we love reading about families in fiction. Check out this list that features a mix of quirky, heartwarming and compelling familial tales.


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YA Reads: Elatsoe by Darcie Little Badger

Elatsoe is set in an recognizable but slightly different contemporary America, where magic and magical beings are commonplace. People can travel by Fairy Ring (it’s regulated); vampires have rights (and “old age” homes); and magic can be studied in university.

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Get in the Spooky Spirit on Kanopy

Spooky season is upon us! Or as we say in my house, just another Monday. I'm Jill, the Adult Services Manager at the Wilmette Public Library and fall is my absolute favorite season, especially October.

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What YOU'RE Reading Lately

From time to time, we ask what you're reading on our Facebook page. Recently, we got a great response and thought we'd round them up and share! 

Debbie S.: Social Creature by Tara Barton

Dorothy S.: Miss Benson's Beetle by Rachel Joyce

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What We're Reading Wednesday

Hello! Here's what Wilmette Public Library staff has been reading lately. This week we feature two lengthier reviews: one of a favorite exercise book (and a plug for using library resources) and one advocating reading and listening to more than one book at a time.

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